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thanks for watching. banned from the boys bathroom. today a local student takes his fight to use the bathroom of his choice to federal court. plus people in portsmouth are unhappy with local leaders. you'll hear what they had to say to city council. plus a standing ovation for a local officer who lost his four legged partner. we'll show you the new video as c-n-n's anderson cooper helped to protect police k-9s in our area. that's such a great story, we can't wait to show you the pictures from last night. first we're getting you ready for the day with weather and traffic. jen lewis is making sure your commute runs smoothly this morning and meteoroloigst jeremy wheeler is tracking rain move into our area. ("jeremy ad libs wx headlines") today: cloudy with scattered showers this morning. then mostly cloudy this afternoon. highs will be in the mid
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drop to the low 40s later today. winds north 10-15mph. tonight: mostly cloudy. lows will be in the low 30s. winds north 5-10mph. thursday: mostly cloudy. scattered showers, but not a washout. highs will be in the mid 40s. winds north 5-10mph. we'll have some scattered showers this morning as a cold front moves through the region. temps will fall from the mid 40s to the low 40s today. we will dry out a little this afternoon as the front stalls out offshore. some clouds will remain. tomorrow an area of low pressure will form offshore along the front. this will push some moisture back towards our region. we'll see a few showers in the area with the highest chance for rain over northeast north carolina and the outer banks. then we'll dry out for friday into the weekend. we are looking at a very nice weekend. chance for rain on monday. good morning, hampton roads. let's check
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we're following breaking news from washington state. two people, a man and a woman, are dead and three other women are hurt following a shooting at a homeless night. the police chief says she believes the shooting is not random, and the suspects targeted specific people inside the camp. so far there investigators have not
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officers are searching for two people of interest. happening today-- the fight over which bathroom to use at a local high school is heading back to federal court. gloucester county high school junior gavin grimm is asking the u-s fourth circuit court of appeals to reverse a ruling banning him from using the boy's bathroom. we've been following grimm's battle with the gloucester county school board since november 20-14. grimm is transgender - he was born a female, but identifies as a male. rico bush is live in our newsroom with more on the student's lawsuit and what's ahead for the teen this morning. rico - katie, don, oral arguments are scheduled to begin in richmond in just a few hours - grimm's case is the first lawsuit in which a federal appeals court will weigh in on the "bathroom issue" for people who identify as transgender. and, advocates say a ruling in favor of grimm will be significant for transgender rights. in december 20-14, gloucester county school board banned grimm from
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boy's bathroom, saying he had to use uni-sex facilities or the woman's bathroom. officials say restroom use was based on biology, not gender. lawyers for the teen took the case to federal court and sought a preliminary injunction, which would allowed him to use the boy's bathroom. last year, a a norfolk federal judge denied that request and sided with the school board. grimm and the a-c-l-u appealed the ruling to the fourth circuit in richmond, hoping to get the decision reversed. the federal government has backed the teen, saying the school board's policy is discriminatory. several states have filed friend-of-the- court briefs backing the gloucester county school board. look for a full report on the case on wavy news 10 starting at 4 p-m. live in the newsroom, rico bush, 10 on your side. also scheduled for court today is a travel agent accused of stealing thousands of dollars from local high school students. augstine acheampong faces mutliple embezzlement
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10 on your side has been following his case for months. students and parents at smithfield high school paid him for their trip to europe, only to have acheampong cancel two days before they were going to leave. parents told us he promised them a refund. they say, they haven't gotten any money back. this morning we know what caused a fire that sent three people to the hospital. the york county fire department said children played too close a space heater and a piece of paper caught fire. chopper 10 flew above what is left of the mobile home at the harwoods mill trailer park. monday, firefighters arrived to find the fire had taken over the home. people nearby pulled the side of the home off to rescue a woman inside. a local councilman fights back after recieving a hefty fine over a post on social media. is it even legal? 10 on your side talks to lawyers. plus, what's going to happen after council rejected a proposed outdoor gym at the oceanfront? we'll get an update from the mayor. and the winter clean up continues as many people head back to work.
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challenges commuters face
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("jeremy ad libs wx headlines") today: cloudy with scattered showers this morning. then mostly cloudy this afternoon. highs will be in the mid 40s early. temps will drop to the low 40s later today. winds north 10-15mph.
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lows will be in the low 30s. winds north 5-10mph. thursday: mostly cloudy. scattered showers, but not a washout. highs will be in the mid 40s. winds north 5-10mph. we'll have some scattered showers this morning as a cold front moves through the region. temps will fall from the mid 40s to the low 40s today. we will dry out a little this afternoon as the front stalls out offshore. some clouds will remain. tomorrow an area of low pressure will form offshore along the front. this will push some moisture back towards our region. we'll see a few showers in the area with the highest chance for rain over northeast north carolina and the outer banks. then we'll dry out for friday into the weekend. we are looking at a very nice weekend. chance for rain on monday. today: cloudy with scattered showers this morning. then mostly cloudy this afternoon. highs will be in the mid 40s early. temps will drop to the low 40s later today. winds north 10-15mph.
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lows will be in the low 30s. winds north 5-10mph. thursday: mostly cloudy. scattered showers, but not a washout. highs will be in the mid 40s. winds north 5-10mph. we'll have fall from the mid 40s to the low 40s today. we will dry out a little this afternoon as the front stalls out offshore. some clouds will remain. tomorrow an towards our region. we'll see a few showers in the we'll dry out for friday into the weekend. we are looking at a very nice weekend. chance for rain on monday. good morning, hampton roads. let's check
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portsmouth's mayor once again refuses to answer 10 on your side's questions. we'll tell you what he told residents concerned about his leadership and crime in the city. protesters arrested. we have new information about the ranchers who took over federal buildings. plus c-n-n's anderson
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his generous donation a follow-up now to a generous donation to protect four legged officers in our area. c-n-n's anderson cooper spoke in norfolk last night. he donated his speaking fee to spikes k-9 fund after learning a norfolk police k-9, krijger, died in a shootout. krijger's human partner was there to hear cooper speak, and was met with a standing ovation. outside media officer mcniff standign ov for k9 nats of clapping these are pictures of cooper with officers last night. because of cooper and spike's k-9 fund, 38 police dogs across
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beach, and newport news will receive ballistic vests. portsmouth residents fired off concerns during last night's city council meeting. the meeting marked the first since disputes between city leaders made national headlines. the room was so packed, some residents were forced to stand. several folks expressed disapproval of the fine facing councilman bill moody - who paid 15- hundred dollars to council for a facebook post. councilman moody is fighing that fine. other residents called out mayor kenny wright for allegedly eluding the sheriff, and police officers, when they tried to pull him over after the last meeting. c29 10:47:04 "our mayor, allegedly, refusing to submit to law enforcement orders and has been charged with a felony. no apologies to citizens. what an example to teenagers. how flattering to portsmouth... just like your grin right now." butt to c22 10:08:33 "what we the people have seen from our elected officials is destructive and malicious
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to yield to an authority requesting a stop, eluding the police." the mayor responded to certain concerns -- like, crime in the city. but he had nothing to say to folks concerned about his leadership. he also ignored 10 on your side's questions. now to more of the fight between portsmouth's city council. we told you councilman bill moody is disputing his fine for talking about a closed session. 10 on your side looked into what happened. councilman moody wrote on his facebook page the confederate war monument would be talked about behind closed doors. we spoke with his lawyer who says moody did not break any rules. runs:05 (2:42 1) ((i dont see any violation of law or any rule when it comes to telling people in advance the generic topic that is to be discussed)) councilman moody says he did not talk about any details from the closed seesion after the meeting. he wants to know why his post justifies a 15-hundred dollar fine. 10 on your side asked the city's attorney if the law is
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told us no comment. the future of a high-end hotel on the oceanfront is up in the air. that's because the state says it won't fund the project. virginia beach has also not approved using any money for the new development. an o-d-u professor reviewed the proposal and recommended the city would need to fund 30-percent to complete it. mayor will sessoms said he supports the project, but agrees with the state. the mayor says he plans to meet with the developers. new this morning we're also hearing from virginia beach mayor will sessoms, about another proposed redevelopment at the oceanfront. we've told you about the proposal to create a new pier, hotel, and more restaurants between 14th and 15th streets. a group of six families who own the land partnered to propose a 245-million dollar development of the land to the city. it's something mayor sessoms says he's looking forward to. feeds: clip: 15th street pier proposal - clip 48 17:04:43 at first brush its something very exciting in my opinion. and i really respect that we are going
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the developers and the city will reach out to the public 17:04:54 butt to 17:05:26 i feel confident that we're going to make that happen. i really do. 17:05:30 if city council gives the green light, construction could begin as early as the fall. 10 on your side also followed up with mayor will sessoms about why the proposed fitness park at the oceanfront was turned down. residents who lived hear the proposed location were not happy that it would have been built near them on 46th street. the developer planned to donate equpiment that included pull up bars and ropes. feeds: clip: fitness park proposal mayor sessoms 17:06:24 unfortunately i believe we handled that request improperly as a city. and i think we could have done a lot more homework and prevented the aggravation that we caused some of the citizens. about the location 17:06:42 the mayor told us the city and councilman john uhrin are working with the developer to find another location. mayor sessoms says he feels like they are
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south. police in virginia beach tell us a man arranged to meet another person in a parking lot on bonney road. officers say once he arrived three suspects robbed and assaulted the man. the victim used his gun and fired at the suspects, who all ran away unhurt. police say the case is still under investigation. life is starting to get back to normal for people affected by this past a big test for the metro near washington, dc. many people plan to head in to work for the first semi-regular commute. schools are still closed in northern viriginia as crews try to clear off the sidewalks for students. at least 48 people have died because of the big snowstorm. about 25 percent of those deaths happened to people shoveling snow, which in some areas was more than two feet deep. ("jeremy ad libs wx headlines") today: cloudy with scattered showers this morning. then mostly
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highs will be in the mid 40s early. temps will drop to the low 40s later today. winds north 10-15mph. tonight: mostly cloudy. lows will be in the low 30s. winds north 5-10mph. thursday: mostly cloudy. scattered showers, but not a washout. highs will be in the mid 40s. winds north 5-10mph. we'll have some scattered showers this morning as a cold front moves through the region. temps will fall from the mid 40s to the low 40s today. we will dry out a little this afternoon as the front stalls out offshore. some clouds will remain. tomorrow an area of low pressure will form offshore along the front. this will push some moisture back towards our region. we'll see a few showers in the area with the highest chance for rain over northeast north carolina and the outer banks. then we'll dry out for friday into the weekend. we are looking at a very nice weekend. chance for rain on monday. today: cloudy with scattered showers this
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cloudy this afternoon. highs will be in the mid 40s early. temps will drop to the low 40s later today. winds north 10-15mph. tonight: mostly cloudy. lows will be in the low 30s. winds north 5-10mph. thursday: mostly cloudy. scattered showers, but not a washout. highs will be in the mid 40s. winds north 5-10mph. we'll have some scattered showers this morning as a cold front moves through the region. temps will fall from the mid 40s to the low 40s today. we will dry out a little this afternoon as the front stalls out offshore. some clouds will remain. tomorrow an area of low pressure will form offshore along the front. this will push some moisture back towards our region. we'll see a few showers in the area with the highest chance for rain over northeast north carolina and the outer banks. then we'll dry out for friday into the weekend. we are looking at a very nice weekend. chance for rain on monday. today: cloudy with scattered showers this morning. then mostly
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highs will be in the mid 40s early. temps will drop to the low 40s later today. winds north 10-15mph. tonight: mostly cloudy. lows will be in the low 30s. winds north 5-10mph. thursday: mostly cloudy. scattered showers, but not a washout. highs will be in the mid 40s. winds north 5-10mph. we'll have some scattered showers this morning as a cold front moves through the region. temps will fall from the mid 40s to the low 40s today. we will dry out a area of low pressure will form offshore along the front. this will push some moisture back towards our region. we'll see a few showers in the area with the highest chance for rain over northeast north carolina and the outer banks. then we'll dry out for friday into the weekend. we are looking at a very nice weekend. chance for rain on monday.
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not a washout. highs will be in the mid 40s. winds north 5-10mph. we'll have some scattered showers this morning as a cold front moves through the region. temps will fall from the mid 40s to the low 40s today. we will dry out a little this afternoon as the front stalls out offshore. some clouds will remain. tomorrow an area of low pressure will form offshore along the front. this will push some moisture back towards our region. we'll see a few showers in the area with the highest chance for rain over northeast north carolina and the outer banks. then we'll dry out for friday into the weekend. we are looking at a very nice weekend. chance for rain on monday.
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roads. let's check traffic now. new this morning, an alarming report about those tasked with keeping you safe in the air. a government watchdog report says there are not enough qualified air traffic controllers at more than a dozen of the nation's busiest airports. the transportation department's inspector
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and other facitilies have fewer fully trained controllers than the minimum number required by the federal aviation administration. however the f-a-a considers these places to be fully staffed, because controllers who are still in training, fill in the gaps. a local transgender student takes his appeal to federal court. 10 on your side's rico bush previews the case. and who's going to the superbowl? how about all of the panthers employees.
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across country. seriously? where do you think you're going? to work, with you. it's taco tuesday. you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos! one pill lasts 12 hours. i'm good all day. wait! your loss. i was going to wear a sombrero. only mucinex has a bi-layer tablet that starts fast, and keeps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 full hours. ditch the misery.
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this morning many people wished they worked for the carolina panthers. the team's owner announced everyone in the panthers organization will go to the super bowl. jerry richardson said he's paying for everyone from interns to executives to make the trip to the bay area to watch the team play the denver broncos. it's not the first time he's done something like this. in 2004 richardson picked up the tab for more than 550 employees, plus a guest, to watch the team take on the new england patriots in houston during super bowl 38. who knows? maybe the good karma will help his team win the super bowl for the first
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new information. what we learned overnight about the deadly arrest of oregon protesters ocuppying a wildlife refuge. plus, a local transgender teen's case heads to an appeals court today. rico bush has more on his fight to use the boy's restroom. and skipping the debate. what donald trump says he will be doing instead of squaring off with his fellow republican presidential candidates. thanks for joining us, i'm katie collett. and i'm don roberts. let's start with a check of your forecast. you might want to grab the umbrella, meteorologist jeremy wheeler is calling for rain this morning. ("jeremy ad libs wx headlines") today: cloudy with scattered showers
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morning. then mostly cloudy this afternoon.
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